All tagged war novel

Death Is Hard Work

The plot of Death Is Hard Work is anything but simple: Three siblings have to transport their dead father’s body across war-torn Syria so he can be buried in his home village.

Sadness Is a White Bird

You feel the tension, you feel the idealism, you feel the weight of history... Moriel Rothman-Zecher magnificently weaves all these strands of Jewish identity together.  

Frankenstein in Baghdad

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2014), Saadawi's story focuses on the traumatic aftermath of war and occupation, how violence leads to more violence, and how no one is truly innocent.